On the last day in Essen, I practiced some tennis with Jenny Cerff. After tennis we packed up and loaded the car, then finally decided to walk next door to […]
Today Jenny Cerff and I had a plan (well I had a plan) to go to Düsseldorf, walk the full length of the Konigsallee and then go to the Rhine […]
It was a perfect day for tennis today. It was in the 70s, slightly overcast and calm. Jenny Cerff warmed me up and Lyn Mortimer and I started play around […]
Thursday began with Thunder (donner) and lightning (blitzen) followed by scattered showers The courts got wet at the club but many people worked hard to dry them off, mostly by […]
Today, Wednesday (Mittwoch in German), I played my quarterfinal match against Sabine Robertz, a German player who lives about an hour from the tournament site. She is a quick, steady […]
Today was another warm, sunny day in Essen, and I finally played my first match. I played Eldeltraut Horstmann from Germany, a steady, quick lefty. However, she didn’t take any […]
After a day off , Jenny Cerff and I hit the practice court today for a final tune-up before the tournament. We had a solid practice. It was another warm […]
It was a mellow sunny Sunday in Essen today. The calm before the tournament.
Early practice and a trip to Dusseldorf and the Koningsallee.
Jenny Cerff and I had a good practice this morning at the ETUF club. The weather has been quite nice, with highs in the low 80s and lows in the […]
Quick post before I try to get some jet lagged sleep here… I arrived yesterday into Dusseldorf, Germany (via Frankfurt, from San Diego). My flight was on time to Germany. […]